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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German, from Old High German turi, from Proto-Germanic *durz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- (doorway, door, gate). Compare English door.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tyːr/, /tyːɐ̯/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -yːɐ̯

NounEdit

Tür f (genitive Tür, plural Türen, diminutive Türchen n or Türlein n)

  1. door (rigid plane on a hinge)
    Die Tür ist aus Eichenholz.The door is made of oak wood.
    Kannst du bitte die Tür zumachen?!Can you please shut the door?!
    Hast du schon an die Tür geklopft.Have you knocked on the door yet?
    Plötzlich klopfte es an der (also: die) Tür.Suddenly someone knocked at the door.
  2. door; doorway (passage that can be blocked with such a plane)
    Er stand in der Tür.He was standing in the door[way].

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Derived termsEdit

Derived adjectives from Tür
Derived nouns from Tür

Further readingEdit

  • Tür in Duden online